for a puppy for their son. Their son has recently
been hospitalized and the entire family was very sad.
breed called ‘miniature pinscher’ they visited a breeder.
While looking over the litter, the Mom asked,
“do they already have personalities?”
The breeder said, oh yes, the one your husband is
holding is called ‘Satan’ because he is so difficult!
However, the little one in your lap is nicknamed
‘sleepy’ because he is so good and loves to sleep.
was made immediately.
the puppy didn’t want to be held, so the Mom put him
down in the floor of the car. The little puppy began to
rock back and forth – as if he was trying to balance himself.
And that was how ‘Rocky’ earned his name.
to steal their hearts. He not only became their son’s
therapy dog … but he became their therapy. Rocky
gave more love than any dog could. He slept with the
couple each night; he went on long walks each day with
the Mom and played games with the tired Dad each evening.
birds, squirrels – you name it. One day he even chased a
burglar out of the house while the son was home alone.
his family’s hearts … but everyone he met.
Rocky was their little ‘king dog’ in more ways than one.
under GG's POP PET designs here:
He earned his wings and left earth on Feb. 10, 2014.